# Classical thermodynamics

*"...all the signs suggest that the main principles of thermodynamics from the classical theory will not only rule unchallenged but will more probably become correspondingly extended."*- Max Planck "The Genesis and Present State of Development of the Quantum Theory" Nobel Lecture, June 2, 1920

*"...the deep impression that classical thermodynamics made upon me. It is the only physical theory of universal content concerning which I am convinced that, within the framework of the applicability of its basic concepts, it will never be overthrown."*- Albert Einstein "Autobiographical Notes"

## B

## C

- Capillary waves
- Carnot cycle
- Charles's law
- Chemical potential
- Clausius-Clapeyron relation
- Clausius theorem
- Compressibility
- Compressibility factor
- Critical points

## D

## E

## F

## G

- Gay-Lussac's law
- Gibbs-Duhem relation
- Gibbs-Helmholtz equations
- Gibbs energy function
- Gibbs phase rule
- Griffiths phase rule

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## I

## J

## L

## M

## P

## R

## S

## T

- Temperature
- Thermal conductivity
- Thermal expansion coefficient
- Thermodynamic integration
- Thermodynamic potential
- Thermodynamic relations
- Third law of thermodynamics
- Triple point